[Tagging] Fuel shops

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Mon Mar 23 07:50:50 UTC 2015

On 20.03.2015 00:48, Warin wrote:
> On 20/03/2015 9:39 AM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 3:01 PM, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
>> <mailto:andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>> wrote:
>>     amenity=fuel
>>     fuel=bottled
>> Which would render indistinguishable from a full service fuel station.

That's fine, because selling fuel is what makes it a fuel station.

>> fuel=bottled in addition would create some confusion if the fuel was in a
>> drum with a pump.
> Rendering can change.. if there is enough need. For example some renders
> look for;
>  the surface tag to render roads that are unpaved differently from those
> that are paved.
> the tags for bicycle use to determine if paths, footways are available for
> bicycle use..
> As I said
> the key fuel= is in use to distinguish the type of fuel .. CNG, diesel,
> petrol, kero etc. Not for the dispensing method.
> amenity=fuel
> and possibly
> dispenser= bottle, drum, pump (where pump is what Australians call a
> 'bowser' .. and what is presently used to render amenity=fuel)
> or
> fuel:storage=bottle, drum,tank. Needs words to describe there things,
> particularly that the 'tank' is much larger than the drum.

I agree with amenity=fuel + a subtag like these (if needed).

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